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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Al Pacino
Andy Garcia
Sofia Coppola
Talia Shire
Diane Keaton
Directors
Francis Ford Coppola
Screenwriters
Mario Puzo
Francis Ford Coppola
Running Time
160 minutes

The Godfather Part III
The concluding chapter in Coppola's crime family saga


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Plot
Don Corleone (Pacino), now wizened, is feeling shadow of God and attempts to draw the family business out of the pits of immorality. When he is foiled, it is the turn of cousin Vinnie, who shares his father Sonny's hothead, to take over. Michael may let the business go that way, but he is more reluctant when it comes to his daughter.


Verdict
Fans of the first two instalments are likely to find The Godfather Part III an unworthy heir to the tradition. First-time voters, meanwhile, will surely wonder what on earth all the fuss was all about.


Reviewed by Barry McIlheney

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